Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

This qualification provides a trade outcome in wall and floor tiling for residential and commercial construction work.

Occupational titles may include:

Tiler

Wall and floor tiler.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.


Subjects

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

19 units of competency:

16 core units

3 elective units.

A maximum of one of the three required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of add topic CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core units

add topic CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

add topic CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

add topic CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

add topic CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

add topic CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

add topic CPCCCM2006B

Apply basic levelling procedures

add topic CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Wall and floor tiling field of work

add topic CPCCWF2001A

Handle wall and floor tiling materials

add topic CPCCWF2002A

Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment

add topic CPCCWF3001A

Prepare surfaces for tiling application

add topic CPCCWF3002A

Fix floor tiles

add topic CPCCWF3003A

Fix wall tiles

add topic CPCCWF3004A

Repair wall and floor tiles

add topic CPCCWF3006A

Carry out mosaic tiling

add topic CPCCWF3007A

Tile curved surfaces

add topic CPCCWP3002A

Apply waterproofing process to internal wet areas

Elective units

Advanced tiling field of work

add topic CPCCWF3005A

Carry out decorative tiling

add topic CPCCWF3008A

Tile domestic pools and spas

General electives

add topic BSBSMB301

Investigate micro business opportunities

add topic BSBSMB406

Manage small business finances

add topic CPCCCM2008B

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

add topic CPCCCM2010B

Work safely at heights

add topic CPCCCM3001C

Operate elevated work platforms

add topic CPCCCO2013A

Carry out concreting to simple forms


Pathways...

    Not applicable.


Entry Requirements

Not applicable.


Licensing Information

Not applicable.


Employability Skills

Employability skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

Communicates with clients, colleagues and others using effective and appropriate communication techniques, including:

Clear and direct communication

Active listening

Verbal and non-verbal language

Questioning to identify and confirm requirements

Language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences

Follows instructions from supervisor and other relevant persons

Understands, interprets and applies information as required from:

Regulatory, legislative, licensing and organisational requirements

Environmental and OHS requirements, including material safety data sheets (MSDS)

Codes and standards

Plans, drawings and specifications

Load tables

Safety signs and symbols

Organisational policies and procedures

Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols, abbreviations and language

Records relevant information using standard workplace documentation

Applies measurements and calculations using appropriate equipment, formulas and records as required

Reports and records hazards and risks

Teamwork

Works as part of a team

Provides assistance and encouragement to other team members

Initiates and encourages improvements in team performance

Identifies and utilises the strengths of other team members

Relates to people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities

Coordinates and actions tasks

Participates in on-site meetings

Problem solving

Examines tools and equipment prior to use for damage, missing components or other defects

Identifies typical faults and problems and takes remedial action and/or reports to supervisor

Rectifies simple faults with tools and equipment

Initiative and enterprise

Identifies opportunities to improve resource efficiency and makes suggestions as appropriate

Responds to change and workplace challenges

Puts ideas into action

Maximises use of resources by recycling, re-using or using appropriate disposal methods

Identifies suitable architectural or historical periods for tiling and produces a range of appropriate tile patterns

Planning and organising

Identifies hazards and implements appropriate hazard control measures

Identifies and manages risks

Selects and uses appropriate materials, tools and equipment

Carries out site inspections

Conducts checks prior to and following waterproofing installation

Determines material quantity requirements, conformity to requirements and compatibility with surface material, preparation and waterproofing installation technique

Sets out tiling job according to requirements

Prioritises and sequences tasks

Applies time management skills to ensure work is completed to time requirements

Self management

Evaluates own actions and makes judgements about performance and necessary improvements

Contributes to workplace responsibilities, such as current work site environmental/sustainability frameworks or management systems

Manages own performance to meet workplace standards

Seeks support to improve work performance

Cleans up work area, including tools and equipment

Learning

Identifies own learning needs and seeks skill development as required

Is open to learning new ideas and techniques

Technology

Uses calculators

Uses and operates a range of tools and equipment correctly and safely

Properly starts up, operates and shuts down equipment

Carries out pre- and post-operational checks on equipment and machines

Performs tool and equipment maintenance as required